Thessaloniki

Mitsotakis says ND will 'do all it can' to prevent ratification of Prespes accord

Main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday his party will explain in the debate that starts in Parliament on Wednesday why the Prespes accord is a "bad deal" and will do all it can to block its ratification, amid speculation he will table a censure motion.

Eni to take full ownership of Thessaloniki-Thessaly Gas

Greece's biggest gas company DEPA said on Wednesday it had agreed to sell its holding in a local gas supplier to Italy's Eni for 57 million euros.

Under the agreement, state-controlled DEPA will sell its 51 percent stake in Thessaloniki-Thessaly Gas.

Eni already holds a 49 percent stake in that company.

[Reuters]

New Greek port owners face repair cost setback

Owners of the newly-privatized port of Thessaloniki, in Greece's second-largest city, say they will need to spend an additional 27 million euros ($33.4 million) on unforeseen equipment repairs and upgrades, arguing that facilities were in far worse condition than described by the previous, state-appointed management.

Body of former head of Thessaloniki notaries found off the coast

The body of a woman found off the coast of Palioura Epanomi, near Thessaloniki, on Tuesday is believed to be that of Ioanna Bilisi-Chrousala, the former president of Thessaloniki's association of notaries.

According to investigators, there was no sign of foul play in the death of the 71-year-old and a note was found on the beach, pointing towards a suicide.

Attacks spike in 'solidarity' with terror suspect

The office of a university professor at Panteion University in Athens was vandalized by members of an anti-establishment group on Wednesday afternoon, the latest in a series of attacks described by the perpetrators as "an expression of solidarity" with Constantinos Giagtzoglou, a 29-year-old terrorist suspect who was recently transferred from the capital's Korydallos Prison to a penitentiary in

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